he world always glorifies the rich, applauds the successful and wants to be seen with the famous. Not so God. He makes the poor His priority. When the hungry pray, He listens. When orphans cry, He sees. We are to be like Jesus, help those in need. Don’t look at opportunities to reach out to others as a burden, instead as an opportunity from God to show His love. The world is out to look out for themselves, but God’s children are called to look out for others.
No matter what you’ve done to stray from God’s design for sexuality, there’s hope and forgiveness available to you. In part three of “Maintaining Moral Purity,” Pastor Rick explains how you can find a fresh start after moral failure.
Joy | Exercises of gratitude for things of this world cannot produce because joy is not a fruit of our work/circumstances/ourselves. Joy is a fruit of God’s Spirit. It is a manifestation of who He is, a result of the power of Christ in us. We are commanded to “rejoice,” “be joyful” and consider trials as “pure joy.” Because Jesus is always worthy of rejoicing. If we label our lives as joyless, it is due to our misplaced hope/ pleasure in things of the world rather than the joy of our…
Some of the deepest worship occurs in the middle of the broken hallelujah chorus. Encouragement for anyone facing pain, trials, and brokenness. God’s Word reminds us He is always doing a new thing. Sometimes when things are falling apart, they are actually falling right into place. Scripture quotes for the discouraged heart.